The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Support role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Support in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Systems Support
Rank 122 112 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Support 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.082% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
Systems Support
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2225 2031 2526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 91.41% 93.42% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1336 1115 1267
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 121 131
Average hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Systems Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Systems Support
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Systems Support across the Yorkshire region.

Systems Support Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Systems Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Systems Support across the Yorkshire region.

Systems Support Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Systems Support
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Support within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire 0 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Systems Support
England

Systems Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Systems Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Support in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Systems Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Systems Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) S/MIME
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Postini